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BAFTA CYMRU GAMES AWARD NOMINATIONS | GAMES FEATURE

BAFTA CYMRU GAMES AWARD NOMINATIONS | GAMES FEATURE

Fittingly held in Cardiff Bay’s science centre Techniquest, the BAFTA Cymru Games Awards nominations party gathered together some of the key figures in Wales’ emerging games industry. With huge developments in the amounts of developers, and the calibre of games being produced, it’s hard not to feel a sense of enormous potential when playing the […]

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STARDEW VALLEY | GAME REVIEW

STARDEW VALLEY | GAME REVIEW

STARDEW VALLEY  Chucklefish Games – PC This indie farming simulation RPG is like a mix between Harvest Moon, Chrono Trigger, and Minecraft, and takes all of the best qualities of these games. The player takes the role of a character who takes over their grandfather’s old farm in Stardew Valley. They then manage the farm […]

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DARK SOULS III | GAME REVIEW

DARK SOULS III | GAME REVIEW

DARK SOULS III  FromSoftware – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC The latest in the Souls series, Dark Souls III was hugely anticipated and has surpassed all expectations for the game. As ‘rewarding’ (read difficult) as ever, and with a massive world to explore and in depth lore, there’s enough in this Japanese RPG to keep gamers entertained […]

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FAR CRY PRIMAL | GAME REVIEW

FAR CRY PRIMAL | GAME REVIEW

Far Cry Primal Ubisoft – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC This is an innovative addition to the Far Cry franchise, and somewhat of a change of style. Set in Stone Age Europe, Far Cry Primal you take the role of Takkar (who we never learn anything about) as he tries to lead his own tribe. While its […]

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TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION | GAME REVIEW

TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION | GAME REVIEW

Tom Clancy’s The Division Ubisoft – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Gamers could hardly have ignored the wave behind the release of Tom Clancy’s The Division. The open world third person shooter is immensely fun to begin with, with an impressively realistic setting in a sort of post-apocalyptic Manhattan. However, its attempt to integrate RPG […]

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BIOLITH | GAME REVIEW

BIOLITH | GAME REVIEW

Biolith | Game Review **** Cardiff based Blind Sky Studios recently released Biolith, a simple yet intelligent strategy game available for iOS and Android. The mobile game makes you responsible for navigating a cicada around a board, as you must help prevent it from getting crushed by the stone enemies in pursuit. While you’re allowed to move […]

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THE WALKING DEAD: MICHONNE – EPISODE 1 | GAME REVIEW

THE WALKING DEAD: MICHONNE – EPISODE 1 | GAME REVIEW

THE WALKING DEAD: MICHONNE – EPISODE 1| GAME REVIEW **** Video game developer Telltale have become famous for adapting popular stories and turning them into an interactive story. They have tackled Game of Thrones, Back to the Future and are even scheduled to make a Batman game! However, it was their adaptation of The Walking Dead series that […]

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TV SPORTS SOCCER | GAME REVIEW

TV SPORTS SOCCER | GAME REVIEW

TV SPORTS SOCCER | GAME REVIEW *** TV Sports Soccer is a simple, yet fun football game available for mobile, tablet and Apple TV. It was developed by Rantmedia Games, who are based in both Cardiff and California. The premise of TV Sports Soccer is very basic, as you must score goals to progress through an endless […]

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THE WITNESS | GAME REVIEW

THE WITNESS | GAME REVIEW

THE WITNESS | GAME REVIEW   The Witness is a refreshing change to the action heavy games that dominate the market. There are no enemies to defeat, no guns to fire and no characters to converse with. Instead, you awake on a deserted island with a series of puzzles to overcome. At first, these puzzles seem […]

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HOW WALES CAN BENEFIT FROM GAMES LONDON | GAMES FEATURE

HOW WALES CAN BENEFIT FROM GAMES LONDON | GAMES FEATURE

Boris Johnson recently revealed plans for Games London, an international video games festival to give developers the opportunity to showcase their games. In Minecraft form, the mayor of London announced that the games festival will take place in the first 2 weeks of April, backed with a £1.2 million investment. This follows a successful year […]